SNAP Media Events
SNAP Delivers Letter to Papal Nuncio in Advance of February Summit
Group Is Demanding Pope Francis Take Specific Action At Abuse Meeting
"The time for talk is over, it is time to take immediate and decisive action," they say
The summit will be a "failure" without action, SNAP says
Accused priest worked in 11 mid-MO towns
Another cleric suspended for “sexual misconduct”
The high-ranking Catholic official was just promoted
He helped handle abuse allegations against his peers
SNAP: Bishop should warn his African colleagues about a 3rd cleric
Victims blast KS archbishop on abuse
They ‘out’ 6 publicly accused priests who are/were in KC KS
The allegations arose elsewhere but the clerics spent time here
SNAP also urges Archbishop to include those who abuse adults on his list
Six more publicly accused child abusers are “outed”
All were left off Hartford’s new list of those “credibly accused”
Two admitted abuse, one was convicted & one is a nun
Victims want Catholic officials to “come fully clean now”
Group also urges CT to totally eliminate SOLs for child sex abuse
50 State AG Call for Grand Jury
Any investigation must be:
- independent of and separate from the church
- must have subpoena powers and ability to compel testimony under oath
Anything short of these criteria is a sham and whitewash.
In addition, write letters to the editor, make phone calls to politicians as they can apply pressure to keep them responsive to our demand. We need to make efforts to ensure that they follow up on what the state is doing to investigate these crimes.
The Attorneys General of forty states have inquired about the grand jury process in Pennsylvania. Let's get statewide investigations going in fifty states.
Note to Letter Writers
Use your own words and style of writing. Cut and paste from the templates as you wish. Include your experiences, whether as a survivor or as a member of the community. And relate your letter to the state you were abused in or state now living in.